Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 12th Oct 2012 11:35 UTC
Apple Surprise, surprise - Apple, by default, tracks web browsing behaviour and location to better serve you ads. You have to specifically opt out of this tracking per individual iOS device that you own. Now we know why Apple has no problem with turning on 'Do Not Track' and not accepting tracking cookies by default: it has no effect on them whatsoever, because iOS 6 has its own independent user tracking mechanisms. Unlike what the Apple pundits claim, it's got nothing to do with respect for user privacy at all. Well paint me red and call me a girl scout: company selling ads tracks user behaviour. Shocker, huh?
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whartung
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2005-07-06

This seems to be about iAds, and not about Safari at all. AFAIK iAds isn't a generic web based ad network, but only for apps, and the opt out doesn't mention Safari at all. Safari has it's own switch to disable location tracking.

Where does it say that they're tracking web traffic?

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